Lycaena Fabricius, 1807
Subgenus Lycaena Fabricius, 1807
Subgenus ?
The "thersamolycaena" species-group
  • thersamolycaena (Verity, 1957); Ent. Rec. J. Var. 69: 225; TL: Papilio dispar, Haworth
  • disparia (Verity, 1943); Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2: 21, 58 (preocc. Disparia Nagano, 1916); TL: Papilio dispar, Haworth
  • Lycaena (Rapsidia) Sibatani, 1974; Aust. ent. Soc. 1974 (13): 109 (repl. Disparia Verity); TL: Papilio dispar, Haworth
  • Lycaenidae thersamonolycaena ; [BRU2], 125
The "thersamonia" species-group
  • Lycaenidae thersamonia; [BRU2], 127
The "phoenicurusia" species-group
  • phoenicurusia (Verity, 1943); Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2: 21; TL: Polyommatus phoenicurus var. margelanica, Staudinger [Polyommatus phoenicurus, Lederer, misid. type]
  • margelycaena (Kemal, 2006); Priamus Suppl. 2: 81 (repl. Phoenicurusia Verity, 1943); TL: Polyommatus phoenicurus var. margelanica, Staudinger
The "hyrcanana" species-group
  • hyrcanana (Bethune-Baker, 1914); Ent. Rec. J. Var. 26 (5): 135; TL: Polyommatus caspius, Lederer
  • sarthusia (Verity, 1943); Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2: 20; TL: Polyommatus sarthus, Staudinger
Subgenus Tharsalea Scudder, 1876
Subgenus Chalceria Scudder, 1876
Subgenus Epidemia Scudder, 1876
Subgenus Hermelycaena Miller & Brown, 1979
Subgenus ?
The "heodes" species-group
The "palaeochrysophanus" species-group
Subgenus Antipodolycaena Smart, 1975
  • Antipodolycaena Smart, 1975; The international bufferfly book: 274; TS: Lycaena boldenarum White


Unknown or unplaced taxa



  • ?chrysaeis (F.)


  • Polyommatus chryseis ♂ ab. fere-confluens Oberthür, 1896; Étud. d'Ent. 20: pl. 5, f. 81

  • melanophlaeas Guenée & Villiers, 1835²; Tabl. Synop. 1: 36
  • Polyommatus phlaeas melanophlaeas; Oberthür, 1896, Étud. d'Ent. 20: pl. 5, f. 76
  • Lycaena melanophlaeas; [NHM card]

  • Lycaena serpentatoides; [NHM card]



  • Lycaena nigrescens Dubois, 1867; Arch. Cosm.: 259, pl. 12, f. 1-2; TL: Luchon

  • miegi Vog., 1857²

  • ?yankardensis (M.)






  • Polyommatus chryseis confluens; Oberthür, 1896, Étud. d'Ent. 20: pl. 5, f. 80



  • Polyommatus phlaeas schmidtii; Oberthür, 1896, Étud. d'Ent. 20: pl. 5, f. 70-71
  • Lycaena phlaeas schmidtii; [NHM card]

  • ?Lycaena embla Edwards, 1870

  • ?eunomia (Edwards, 1870) (Lycaena)

  • ?aegera (Grose-Smith)

  • ?aegestis (Hübner)

  • ?albipuncta (Lawb., 1908)

  • ?caudata (Tutt.)

  • ?albipicta (Vorbr.)

  • ?discoelongata (Vorbr.)
  • Lycaena discoelongata; [NHM card]

  • ?discojuncta (Vorbr.)

  • ?gordius-albescens (Oberthür)
  • Lycaena gordius-albescens; [NHM card]

  • ?lactriana (Grum-Grshimailo)

  • ?lampehe (Fabricius)

  • ?lampertii (Wheel.)

  • ?lampsie (Latreille)

  • ?mandin (Elwes)

  • ?mauritanica (Oberthür)


  • gordius[?] confluentia multiplex (Courvoisier, 1911); Ent. Zs. 24 (47): 255
  • Lycaena confluentiamultiplex; [NHM card]

  • ?nigrioreleus (Verity)

  • ?pluripuncta (Courvoiser)

  • ?paucipunctata (Courvoisier)

  • ?subtusimpunctata (Oberthür)
  • Lycaena subtusimpunctata; [NHM card]

  • ?suffusa (Tutt, 1896); Brit. Butts: 153

  • ?suppressa (Tutt)

  • ?theages (Brusio)

  • ?ussura (Grum-Grshimailo)

  • ?vernalis (Oberthür)

  • ?vespertilio (Esper)
  • explicata (Dannehl, 1933a) (Chrysophanus); Ent. Z. 46: 246
    • = Lycaena vespertilio ; [NHM, [ ?? ] card]
  • Lycaena vespertilio; , [NHM, [ ?? ] card]



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